Hitchin 2017

Please note, all drinks are subject to change until they are delivered on the Tuesday prior to the festival!


Brewery Drink Name Style Location ABV
Apple CottagePyder5%
Apple CottageDiscover KT6%
Wild ThingCiderDryE.Sussex7%
Multiple award winner at the Sussex Beerex
Worley'sBeatnik Billy CiderSweetSom5.5%
Sumptuous and juicily sweet
Turner'sRusset CiderDryKent8.5%
Dry white wine of a cider with the nose of a freshly cut apple
Turner'sGold CiderMediumKent4%
Juicy, fruity and undoubtedly extremely healthy
PookhillSpring Dabinett CiderMedium SweetE.Sussex4%
Apples and oak - England in a glass!!
Richard's CiderChill TriggerMediumHerts6.4%
South DownsSucker Punch CiderMediumE.Sussex6.1%
NEW no tasting notes
Triangle GardenApple JuiceHerts0%
A light dry Apple Juice, picked and juiced early in the season
Rosie'sBlack Bart's Rum CaskedSweetClwyd7.2%
Irresistable…perfect for pirates!
Richard's CiderWonkey DonkeyMediumHerts7%
MayflyWonky NewtDryHerts6.6%
This cider does not contain added yeast or sulphites.  It is a made from a single variety apple grown in Herts and is full flavoured and golden in appearance. 
Moon'sCiderDrySom6%
A classic, prize-winning 'un-mucked-about-with' cider
NempnettPglet's Blakeney Red PerryMediumSom6.8%
Quite simply, one of the best perries we have ever tasted
OakwoodOrganic PerryDryE.Sussex6%
Beautifully off-dry with masses of fruit and great tannins
Perry Bros.Vintage CiderMediumSom7.2%
Easy-drinking, accessible but real cider
MayflyHerts DesireMediumHerts8.1%
Our local blended cider made from Hertfordshire apples.  Refreshing and light with a citrus finish.  Don't be deceived by the gentle flavour though, because this cider is strong!
MayflyMayfly HighMediumHerts8.5%
A smooth fruity flavoured dry cider which packs a punch.  You may well fly high after a pint of this!
Apple CottagePerry ComaMediumHerts7%
2016 perry of Hertfordshire winner!
Apple CottageRatterMedium SweetHerts7%
A unique blend of russet desert apples, creating a smooth cider. Named after a friends Jack Russel who believed he was the best rat catcher in Hertfordshire.
Apple CottageSpecial BranchMediumHerts6.7%
Made with a blend of Falstaff apples naturally pale cider well balanced with a real appley flavour. Named after our dear friend Frank Smith who 17 years ago started making Cider with us. Frank sadly passed away suddenly, but will be remembered by all is freinds and family and work mates in the Specal Branch.
Marshwood ValeBlackdown Beast CiderMedium DryDorset8%
Deep in the darkest Dorset coutryside the Beast stirs...
MahorallCiderDrySalop6.5%
No holds barred, unadulterated traditional cider
HuntsConquest CiderMediumE.Sussex4%
Very,very easy drinking
Little Red RoosterCider PerrySweetE.Sussex8.4%
Strong, soft, well-rounded and very accessible
Herts CiderMiller's DanceDryHerts6.5%
Heron ValleyOrganic CiderMediumDevon4.5%
Fruity and easy-drinking, but with beautiful bite
HecksBramley With Honey CiderMediumSom6.5%
A marriage made in heaven.
Gwynt Y DdraigWelsh Gold PerryMediumGlam6%
Award winning, easy drinking
Gregg's PitVintage 2014 PerryMedium DryHerefs6%
Very rare due to tiny production, but very special indeed
CornishCiderMediumCornwall4.8%
Zesty and refreshing
DunkertonsOrganic Traditional CiderDryHerefs7%
Crisp, clean
Green ValleyStillwood Vintage CiderMediumDevon8.3%
Proper cider, properly made; always a pleasure
AshridgeCiderMedium DryDevon6%
A soft, pleasing tartness gleaned from the acid soil of Devon
Apple CottageThirst AidMediumHerts6.6%
Made with desert apples and is very light in colour, clear with a crisp appley refreshing flavour with a spicy after taste. Superb taste which you'll need to come back for more!!
ChiddingstoneCiderMedium DryKent7.5%
Wine-like in quality and finish
BroadoakPerryMediumSom7.6%
So smooth; so moreish
C. J. sWench CiderMediumMon6%
Proper farm srumpy
BatcheldorsJ. B. CiderW.Sussex7.6%
Apple and oak in perfect harmony; as real as it gets
Apple CottageCloud NineMedium SweetHerts8.1%
A blend of cider apples from Croft Lane orchard in Letchworth have create a west country style cider, smooth and very appley. Very strong so you could end up on your back looking at the clouds very quickly.
Apple CottageKTMedium SweetHerts5.6%
Made from a single variety Katy apple, fruity, appley aroma, well balanced finish, very light straw in colour with exceptional taste easy to drink
Apple CottageGhandi's Flip FlopDryHerts6.7%
This cider has been made with apples from local orchards from around Baldock  using a blend of different varieties with no chemical additives. This is a bone dry cider that has a distinct flavour.
Apple CottageFred's PerryMediumHerts7%